/sys/metrics

The /sys/metrics endpoint is used to get telemetry metrics for Vault.

Read Telemetry Metrics

This endpoint returns the telemetry metrics for Vault. It can be used by metrics collections systems like Prometheus that use a pull model for metrics collection.

MethodPath
GET/sys/metrics

Parameters

  • format (string: "") – Specifies the format used for the returned metrics. The default metrics format is JSON. Setting format to prometheus will return the metrics in Prometheus format.

Sample Request

$ curl \
  --header "X-Vault-Token: ..." \
    'http://127.0.0.1:8200/v1/sys/metrics?format=prometheus'

Sample Response

This response is only returned for a GET request.

# HELP vault_audit_log_request vault_audit_log_request
# TYPE vault_audit_log_request summary
vault_audit_log_request{quantile="0.5"} 0.005927000194787979
vault_audit_log_request{quantile="0.9"} 0.005927000194787979
vault_audit_log_request{quantile="0.99"} 0.005927000194787979
vault_audit_log_request_sum 0.014550999738276005
vault_audit_log_request_count 2
# HELP vault_audit_log_request_failure vault_audit_log_request_failure
# TYPE vault_audit_log_request_failure counter
vault_audit_log_request_failure 0
# HELP vault_audit_log_response vault_audit_log_response
# TYPE vault_audit_log_response summary
vault_audit_log_response{quantile="0.5"} NaN
vault_audit_log_response{quantile="0.9"} NaN
vault_audit_log_response{quantile="0.99"} NaN
vault_audit_log_response_sum 0.0057669999077916145
vault_audit_log_response_count 1
# HELP vault_audit_log_response_failure vault_audit_log_response_failure
# TYPE vault_audit_log_response_failure counter
vault_audit_log_response_failure 0
# HELP vault_barrier_get vault_barrier_get
# TYPE vault_barrier_get summary
vault_barrier_get{quantile="0.5"} 0.011938000097870827
vault_barrier_get{quantile="0.9"} 0.011938000097870827
vault_barrier_get{quantile="0.99"} 0.011938000097870827
vault_barrier_get_sum 0.1814980012131855
vault_barrier_get_count 36
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